Whangarei Falls, Whangarei

Categories: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.7/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
Marvel at the cascading water and lush native bush of Whangarei Falls. The dramatic waterfall plunges 26.3 m (86.3 ft) over basalt cliffs, creating an impressive spectacle that can be enjoyed from three viewing platforms. Two circular walking routes surround the falls, allowing you to take them in from various angles. The Whangarei Falls loop spans just 1 km (0.6 mi) and takes around 30 minutes, while the Sands Road loop stretches 4.8 km (3 mi) and should take approximately three hours. Bear in mind that both walks involve crossing a bridge with no handrail, which may make some visitors nervous. Though neither route is particularly strenuous, comfortable walking shoes are advisable. A picnic area and restrooms are located by the parking lot. Plan to visit Whangarei Falls during your Whangarei vacation using our convenient Whangarei holiday planner.
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  • Absolutely worth the visit and the walk around - the view from the bottom of the falls is spectacular! 
  • Located right in the middle of the town center, you would not know that there is a waterfall if there was not a huge sign for it. Since it was raining in Whangarei for a few days, the waterfall was lu...  read more »
  • Very nice walk around the water fall and the forest. Walking paths from 30 minutes to 2 hours. Definitely recommended for a half day journey. 
  • Nice and tidy area. Very nice to have a walk around. It's all well organised
  • The walk trail is lovely and breath taking along with the waterfall. Excellent view of water fall from both sides, top and bottom. Great place for photography at the bottom.
  • A magnificent site and a must see if you are traveling North. There are public toilets available as well making it a perfect pit stop.
  • Awesome place to go. Small walk to bottom easy access to top
  • Public hang out place. Great spot which is very accessible
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